Carolinas farms could take billions in losses from Florence

New York 09/21/18, 09:30

Hurricane Florence is testing the resolve of farmers in the Carolinas, who could face billions of dollars in agricultural damage while still feeling the sting from Hurricane Matthew in 2016.Early farm reports confirm pre-storm worries about losses to tobacco, cotton and corn crops. North Carolina industry leaders remain anxious about ...

3 newborn babies, 2 adults stabbed at neighborhood nursery

New York 09/21/18, 08:36

A woman stabbed five people — including three newborn babies — early Friday inside a New York City home that was apparently being used as a neighborhood nursery and then slashed her own wrist, police said.All of those wounded in the attack, which happened before 4 a.m., were hospitalized but ...

Funeral to be held for mother of alleged MS-13 victim

New York 09/21/18, 05:59

A funeral will be held Friday for a New York mother recognized by President Donald Trump for turning grief over her daughter's suspected gang killing into a crusade against MS-13.Evelyn Rodriguez, 50, was struck and killed by an SUV on Sept. 14 after a heated confrontation with the driver over ...

Cardinal hires judge to review church sex abuse policies

New York 09/20/18, 13:11

Hoping to restore the faith of those disillusioned by how the Catholic church has handled sexual abuse allegations, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York appointed a former federal judge Thursday to review its procedures and protocols.Cardinal Timothy Dolan announced the appointment of Barbara Jones, saying many Catholics had told ...

Photos: US marks 9/11 and ‘the moment when America fought back’

New York 09/11/18, 13:26

President Trump, at a hushed ceremony in Shanksville, Pa., paid “solemn tribute” to the 40 passengers and crew members of Flight 93 who “stood up and defied the enemy” 17 years ago.  The president and first lady Melania Trump visited the hallowed site Tuesday to commemorate the 17thanniversary of the 9/11 ...

US marks 9/11 with somber tributes; Trump speaks at PA site

New York 09/11/18, 12:47

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans looked back on 9/11 Tuesday with solemn ceremonies, volunteer service and a presidential tribute to "the moment when America fought back" on one of the hijacked planes used as weapons in the deadliest terror attack on U.S. soil. Thousands of 9/11 victims' relatives, survivors, rescuers and ...

US marks 9/11 anniversary, Trump to mark it at Pa. memorial

New York 09/10/18, 23:21

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans are commemorating 9/11 with somber tributes, volunteer projects and a new monument to victims, after a year when two attacks demonstrated the enduring threat of terrorism in the nation's biggest city. Thousands of 9/11 victims' relatives, survivors, rescuers and others are expected at Tuesday's anniversary ceremony ...

The Latest: Miss New York wins Miss America pageant

New York 09/09/18, 23:26

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the Miss America pageant (all times local): 11 p.m. Miss New York has been named 2019 Miss America in Atlantic City, New Jersey. She was chosen Sunday night from among 51 contestants in the first Miss America pageant to be held without a swimsuit competition ...

Photos: Manhattan subway station destroyed on 9/11, now reopens

New York 09/08/18, 22:00

A New York City subway station has reopened for the first time since it was destroyed in the World Trade Center attack 17 years ago. Cheers erupted as the first train rolled into the newly renamed WTC Cortlandt station at noon Saturday, marking completion of the final major piece of reconstruction ...